About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the standard deduction amount to reduce the marriage penalty, simplify the filing of individual tax returns, and provide tax relief for lower and middle income individuals, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Apr 27, 1998
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1989”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1989 — 105th Congress: Marriage Penalty Reduction Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/s1989
“S. 1989 — 105th Congress: Marriage Penalty Reduction Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1998. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/s1989>
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